Specialist sessions

Wednesday 12 September 2018


Workshop name



11:45 - 12:45

Specialist session 1: Pressure ulcer and malnutrition: A health problem for hospital inpatients: Supporting pressure ulcer care


Breakout room #3


Malnutrition as a precursor of pressure ulcer that should be seen as a slow and difficult-to-heal wound

 Mary Litchford, United States of America



Nutrition for pressure ulcers: Need for a reappraisal of the guidelines?

 Emanuele Cereda, Italy



Nutritional risk screening in wounded patients: Pressure ulcer and malnutrition -  eventuality or certainty?

 Johanne Alhaug, Norway



Optimal nutritional care for pressure ulcer prevention and healing requires an adequate multidisciplinary approach

 Jos Schols, The Netherlands













Thursday 13 September 2018


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9:00 - 10:00

Specialist session 2: Updating guidelines and clinical practice: Do not forget the paediatric


Breakout room #3


The NPUAP, EPUAP, PPPIA pressure ulcer guidelines

 Jan Kottner, Germany



Updating the EPUAP, PPPIA, NPUAP guidelines 2019

 Katrin Balzer, Germany



paediatric guidelines development in Costa Rica

 Geanina Carnaval, Costa Rica


14:15 - 15:15

Specialist session 3: Biomarkers for identifying patients at risk of pressure ulcers


Breakout room #3


Inflammatory biomarkers sampled in sebum: The potential for early detection of skin damage

 Peter Worsley, United Kingdom



Nonivasive metabolic and inflammatory biomarkers for pressure ulcer development  

 Jibbe Soetens, The Netherlands



Can we use differences in tissue response to pressure and shear to identify patients at risk?

 Cees Oomens, The Netherlands